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Lumpy, bumpy featherweight inmate gets his face broken by guards

FDLE: Correctional officers arrested after inmate beaten | jacksonville.com Christopher Michael Jernigan, 37, and Donald Dwight Sims Jr., 21, are charged with aggravated battery and failure to report, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Jernigan also is charged … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 15,000 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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Peace on Earth? Not if the media can help it.

UN Human Rights Committee Finds US in Violation on 25 Counts … To be tortured, spied on, unjustly imprisoned, put in solitary confinement, indefinitely detained, extrajudicially killed by the state, racially profiled, deprived of a home and criminalized for being … Continue reading

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@AP: @FLGovScott appoints insider to lead Dept of Corrections

Florida governor names new chief for prisons | The Miami Herald When she retired last May, [Julie] Jones received a lump sum retirement payment of nearly $622,000. She will also start receiving regular retirement payments of $9,730 starting in May … Continue reading

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Petition @RickScott: Appoint an independent Department of Corrections Secretary

Please listen to the video, and sign the petition. Darren Rainey’s death is one of dozens, and Floridians deserve someone other than 25-year DoC insider Tiimothy Cannon to make sure that they’re properly investigated. For a greater understanding of how … Continue reading

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Kentucky prosecutors, media take inmate abuse lightly

              Prison Guard Admits to Sexually Assaulting Dozens of Inmates, Selling Drugs in Prison. No Jail Time | The Free Thought Project This week, James Johnson, a former Kentucky correctional officer, avoided jail time … Continue reading

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.@AP endorses @FLGovScott’s useless FL DoC ombudsman … expect more #DeadInmates

                  Florida prison officials hire ombudsman | The Miami Herald MIAMI Florida prison officials said Friday that theyre hiring an ombudsman to oversee the treatment of mentally ill inmates in the wake … Continue reading

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